Python in Linux - barrier to Python 3.x

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at
Tue Sep 21 18:13:19 CEST 2010

On Tue, 21 Sep 2010 17:59:27 +0200
deets at (Diez B. Roggisch) wrote:
> The problems explained are simply outdated and crippled python
> versions. 
> And to me, a python version installed that has not the
> distutils module is *crippled*. You can rationalize that as much as you
> want through some package philosophy saying "we don't ship development
> related files", but to me a simple installation instruction that says

comp.lang.python doesn't handle Linux packaging, so why don't you
complain to your distro instead? Ranting on this group has zero chance
of fixing the problem.

Thank you


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